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Des Plaines Woman May Have Been Swept Away By Indiana Flood Waters

Thirty-one-year-old Kathryn McGill of Des Plaines, Ill., went missing Sunday morning after floodwaters swept her husband’s vehicle off of Indiana 257 near southern Indiana’s Pike County and Daviess County line.

12/29/2013

Dan Grotheer snapped this picture of lightning over the city from the East Lakeview neighborhood. (Credit: Dan Grotheer)

One Dead, Thousands Without Power Due To Storms

Strong storms knocked out power to thousands of homes and businesses Wednesday night, blew over several freight train cars, flooded many Chicago area streets, and cost a maintenance worker his life.

09/19/2013